Tag Archive | David Villa

Maxi Moralez Named to MLS Best XI for 2019

Maxi Moralez has been named to the Major League Soccer Best XI for 2019. New York City FC’s 2019 Fans’ Player of the Season had 20 assists to his name, the second-most assists in league history and tied as the highest in the post-shootout era. In his third year with the Club, Moralez has been […]

David Villa Departs New York City Football Club

 Bringing the curtain down on an incredible four years with New York City Football Club, David Villa will leave NYCFC at the end of his contract on December 31, 2018. The Club’s first-ever player and Captain will announce the next destination in his glittering playing career in the coming days. The Spanish World Cup winner, […]

Playoff bound New York City FC gets back on Winning Track with 2-0 Decision over Chicago Fire

Domènec Torrent’s men entered this showdown with Chicago knowing that a tie would be enough to sure up a place in the postseason. However, perhaps even more pressing, was the need to grab all three points following a poor run of results, even if performances had improved over the past four. Ebenezer Ofori, James Sands […]

New York City FC Earns 1-1 Draw with Montreal Impact

Off the back of a two-week break from action, Dome Torrent welcomed back fit-again Jo Inge Berget, as well as Maxime Chanot (international duty) and Alex Ring (suspension) to the XI as the Boys in Blue looked to clinch their place in the postseason. Three points would be enough to seal it but a resurgent […]

New York City FC earn 1-1 Draw with DC United

England and Spain’s record goal scorers had only shared a field in their storied careers on one previous occasion until Saturday’s showdown in the BX. Last time Wayne Rooney and David Villa lined up in a tunnel together, it was the 2011 UEFA Champions League final at Wembley and the day ended with a winners’ […]

New York City FC takes Tough 1-0 loss to New England Revolution

With eight players ruled out through injury and international duty, it was a real test of depth for NYCFC in this second meeting with the Revs in 2018. It was Ronald Matarrita who created City’s first meaningful opportunity of the night on 5’ with a determined run which led to his cross being deflected off […]

New York City FC and New York Red Bulls fit to be tied in 1-1 Thriller at Yankee Stadium

In arguably the most important Hudson River Derby to date, NYCFC made a strong start to the game, playing longer than usual in an attempt to counteract the Red Bulls’ press. From the first minute, it was clear that this would be the most attritional derby to date, with heavy challenges coming in from both […]